Engine-Codes - Generic - B1490

B1490 - Door Handle Right Front Short To Ground

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 3/3  What is this?
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B1490 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Door Handle Right Front Sensor
  • Door Handle Right Front Sensor harness is open or shorted
  • Door Handle Right Front Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Body Control Module (BCM)

How is the B1490 code repair?

Start by checking the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

What is the cost to diagnose the B1490 code

Labor: 1.0

The cost to diagnose the B1490 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.
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Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

B1490 Meaning

The Body Control Module (BCM) monitors the Door Handle Right Front Sensor. The BCM sets the OBDII code when the Door Handle Right Front Sensor is not to factory specifications.

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Information for specific makes

  • B1490 HYUNDAI Passenger Occupant Classification Sensor Defect
  • B1490 KIA Passenger Occupant Classification Sensor Defect

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